Botanical Name: Citrus sinensis
Plant Part: Crude Fruit Peel
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Description: Citrus sinensis is a middle-sized evergreen tree, covered with bark of a greenish-brown color, having auxiliary spines on the branches. The leaves are alternate, ovate-oblong, acute, shining green, the stalk more or less winged. The blood orange has streaks of red in the fruit, and when squeezed the juice is often reddish.
Color: Oily reddish-orange to orange liquid
Aromatic Fragrance: Blood Orange essential oil has a warm, fresh citrus scent, radiant, fruity and tangy.
Aromatic Strength: Medium
Common Applications: considered the most antidepressant of the citrus oils. Antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, carminative, cordial, deodorant, digestive, stimulant (nervous), tonic (cardiac, circulatory).
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Lavender, Lemon, Clary Sage, Myrrh and Nutmeg and Clove Bud.
Cautions: No known toxicity. Avoid exposure to sunlight after skin application due to possible photo toxicity.